This one’s for all those faithful fans who have resolved to get back into healthy eating habits after indulging a little more than normal over the festive period. This “detox-in-a-bowl” salad is packed with alkalising greens, topped with avo and walnuts for a dose of healthy fats, and drizzled with a light lemon juice dressing that will leave your taste buds and your tummy satisfied – without the calories or the guilt. This is one detox salad recipe that will make sticking to your healthy New Year’s resolutions a real pleasure!


What goes into it:


How to make it:

  • Whisk or blend together the grapeseed oil, lemon juice, ginger, mustard, maple syrup & salt. Set aside until ready to use.
  • Thinly slice the kale & cabbage.
  • Peel & grate the carrots.
  • Slice the pepper into matchsticks.
  • Peel & dice the avocado.
  • Chop the parsley & walnuts.
  • Combine the kale, cabbage, broccoli, bell pepper & carrots in a large serving bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad & toss until well-coated.
  • Garnish with parsley, diced avocado & sesame seeds.
  • Enjoy! Makes approx. 6 servings.

Why it’s so good:

  • The veggies in this salad (kale, cabbage, bell pepper, carrots, broccoli) are all potent antioxidant and great sources of fibre; they help to bring down your cholesterol and keep your blood sugar levels balanced. They’re also packed with vitamins K, C and A.
  • Walnuts are a great plant-based source of protein, minerals and healthy fatty acids. Avocado is loaded with omegas.
  • Lemon juice has great alkalising properties, as does kale.
  • Maple syrup is a source of antioxidants and energy; it has a low glycaemic index and won’t cause your blood sugar levels to spike.